Sat September 25, 2021
- South Cerney RAF veteran celebrated with Spitfire flypast - As a flying instructor, Eric Downs trained more than 500 pilots during his time in the RAF.
- Gloucestershire arrests after men found in 'false section' in bed - The men, wanted on suspicion of burglary and criminal damage, "lost a game of hide and seek", police said.
- Adventurer completes Three Lakes, Three Peaks endurance challenge - A Gloucester man is part of a team that has completed the Three Lakes, Three Peaks challenge.
- Mum says organ donation wishes need to be shared - A Gloucestershire mum helped save the lives of five people through organ donation after she died.
Our High Streets Still Suffering
Posted by Administrator : Monday 4th March 2013
ARE WE WAVING GOODBYE TO OUR LOCAL HIGHSTREET? Our local High Streets have been suffering in the consumer downturn. Customers have been watching their pennies amid concerns about high inflation and job security. Recently we have lost many large retailers that have been hit by the economic climate and the increasing online competition. In many cases we are talking about million pound companies that have been forced to close their doors for a final time, including Blockbuster, JJB Sports, HMV, Comet and Jessops.
However despite this, in our local Stroud community it may give power back to our local and independent retailers. We always want to support, promote and help any local initiative, community or local retailer that can help provide a local service to residents and local businesses.